Sci-tech

LOOK UP: End of Spring Strawberry Moon

The moon hits its "fullest" at 3:31AM early Monday morning, but it will appear full through Sunday and Monday. Native Americans published the names for all th...


Full ‘Strawberry Moon’ To Take Over Sky This Weekend

The next full moon in June is known as the Strawberry Moon, or Mead Moon, because of its connection to the popular berry's harvest season. The name is thoug...


SpaceX targets Wednesday for launching Canada's RADARSAT Constellation Mission

Following stage separation, Falcon 9's first stage will return to land at SpaceX's Landing Zone 4 at Vandenberg Air Force Base, SpaceX told Xinhua via an emai...


Mars Orbiter discovers Star Trek logo on the Martian surface

There were crescent-shaped dunes at one point in Mars' history. Lava flows then parted around the dunes and hardened in place while the sand was gradually blo...


Adani to create almost 10,000 jobs as project gets underway

Plans for the project, known as the Carmichael mine, were first proposed nearly a decade ago. This includes relevant reviews by Australia's pre-eminent scient...


Britain sets deadline for carbon neutrality by 2050

The UK Government has also said it will conduct a further assessment within five years to confirm that other countries are taking similarly ambitious action, mu...


See Jupiter And Its Moons This Week While It’s Closest To Earth

Although this arguably does not sound like some people's concept of close, the Earth's average distance to this gargantuan planet is 488,000,000 miles. The Grea...


Canada: 'Free Willy' bill bans dolphin and whale captivity

The new law also shuts down the cetacean trade by banning the import and export of whales and dolphins. However, it allows parks now holding animals in captivit...


How do you cut down on single-use plastics?

The move announced by Trudeau also signals the will by the federal government to retake the leading role that, as a national government, it should play regard...


NASA to open space station for tourists in 2020

That is just one aspect of commercial activities NASA hopes to catalyze with its new policy. That would put the total for the trip to over $1 million. It suspen...


Trudeau announces plans to ban single-use plastics by 2021

The ban would include plastic products and packaging such as shopping bags, straws, cutlery, plates, and stir sticks. Although it's unclear which types of pla...


Very large 'dead zone' forecast for Gulf of Mexico

NOAA scientists are forecasting this year's Gulf of Mexico "dead zone" - an area of low to no oxygen that can kill fish - to be roughly the size of MA. A rush ...


Mass metal anomaly found hiding below the moon’s surface

As you'll spot in the trailer, the moon isn't a great place to be, where "new nightmares have emerged from the shadows of our long-forgotten moon". Scientis...


Trump sows confusion on moon quest

The tweet represents a weird change of plan only a month after the administration was plowing at full speed toward a Moon mission. Unsatisfied with just deny...


Jupiter in close reach on Monday

For a closer look at the planet , check out the images from NASA's Juno Mission , which launched in 2011 and has been orbiting Jupiter since 2016. Jupiter ...


President Trump Appears to Throw Cold Water on NASA Moon Push

In a tweet on Friday, Trump said that NASA should "NOT be talking about going to the moon", despite tweeting just last month that the space agency would be "g...


Nine Out Of Ten People Worldwide Breathe Polluted Air

To mark World Environment Day , Dr Dorota Jarosińska, Programme Manager responsible for air quality at the WHO European Centre for Environment and Health (EC...


The International Space Station Is Open for Commercial Business in Orbit

Undated handout photo issued by NASA of the International Space Station photographed from the space shuttle Atlantis. The new directive will allow private...


NHC says 20% chance of cyclone over Gulf of Mexico

Just a few days after the onset of the hurricane season in the Atlantic in 2019 in the Gulf of Mexico face the threat of tropical storms. The Weather Predicti...


Nate Jackson: Biden Plagiarizes His 'Green' Homework

The Biden campaign admitted afterward citations of some of the materials were " inadvertently left out " of the final document. 'Plagiarism charge against...